Today's slang word of the day is chase (one's) tail. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.
- to be unsuccessful.
We've been working on this problem for months, but at this point I think we're just chasing our tails.
- See more words with the same meaning: to lose, be defeated, fail.
- to perform an endless task.
Citation from article title, Heartland Connection, John Garlock, January 21, 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
-- Walter (firstname.lastname@example.org) from The Online Slang Dictionary
P.S. Sorry about the blacked out citations. Google penalizes the dictionary if I show them. (There's a bunch of information about the penalty here.)